K. Merinda Simmons

By appointment

Sierra Lawson

REL 100.002 Introduction to Religious Studies

This Core Humanities course examines the relationships between religion and human beliefs, practices, & culture; surveys debates in the history of the field, e.g., definition of religion, insider/outsider problem, & theories about the origins and function of religion. An ideal intro to the study of religion as carried out in a public university. HU INB

T, R | 9:30-10:45

FA 214

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McCutcheon, Russell
Studying Religion: An Introduction
Routledge, 2007

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